“Mary T and Lizzie K” Author Receives Award

The Elizabeth Keckley Award™ was recently presented by Black Women for Positive Change (BWFPC) to playwright Tazewell Thompson, author of the play “Mary T and Lizzie K,” at Arena Stage on Saturday, March 30th, 2013. The Keckley award was presented by Dr. Stephanie Myers, National Co-Chair of BWFPC, and representatives of the network including Karen […]

Nationals Park: A Home Away From Home for Nationals Employees

In her fifth year as a ticket taker for the Washington Nationals, Deneen Campbell continues to exhibit tremendous enthusiasm while greeting fans at her post near Home Plate Gate. According to Campbell, she can’t picture working anywhere else because for her, Nationals Park is home. “The Nationals and I, we’re like family,” said Campbell. “I’m […]

Shaping Southwest: Understanding the Past and Envisioning the Future: Lecture 2

On April 22nd, the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly, in cooperation with DC Preservation League, presented the second of a three-part lecture series entitled “Shaping Southwest: Understanding the Past and Envisioning the Future.” As a follow-up to the first lecture, which discussed the history of our neighborhood, the second lecture focused on the future of Southwest in […]

Friends of Southwest DC Annual Meeting

Grantees and donors recently attended the 2013 annual meeting of Friends of Southwest DC (FOS), which reported on the organization’s activities for the 2012 year. Arena Stage, The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly, the Southwest Comm-Unity Forum, DC Sail, and EmmaUS received awards from FOS during 2012 and reported on both how their award was used in […]